LGBTQ Resources

Accredited Schools Student Resources & Support
In addition to numerous LGBTQ organizations focused on particular age groups, many general programs and initiatives exist, which seek to bolster community, encourage positive dialog, and ultimately security greater equality.

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
Includes job listings for college and university positions.
List of Financial Aid links for LGBT students.

Human Rights Campaign
Source of information on workplace and corporate attitudes and policies surrounding sexual orientation. Includes career related issues. The Human Rights Campaign is also the publisher of the Corporate Equality Index. This index “provides a simple way to evaluate whether America’s biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably.”

Independence Business Alliance
Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

LGBTQ Student Resources & Support
The guide was produced in part by Point Foundation and Dr. Deb Cohan, two experts in the field of building awareness and support of the LGBTQ community.

LGBTQ College Sudent Reource Guide
This guide includes information on navigating experiences throughout college, plus a section dedicated to “Getting Started at Work.” Review the “Getting Started at Work” section for ideas related to navigating work and professional organizations that support the LGBTQ+ population in various specialty areas.
Video from NASA’s It Gets Better Campaign

National LGTBQ Task Force
The mission of the National LGTBQ Task Force is to advance full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals
NOGLSTP is a national organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people (and their advocates) employed or interested in scientific or high technology fields.

Out and Equal
Non-profit organization based in San Francisco that discusses LGBT workplace issues.

Out Professionals
Out Professionals is the nation’s leading LGBT non-profit network, with 1,000 Members and over 6,500 email subscribers representing dozens of different work backgrounds and some 600 companies.

Pride at Work
Pride At Work is a nonprofit organization and an officially recognized constituency group of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations.)

To assist the GLBT workforce in finding satisfying and enriching jobs with companies that offer: freedom from discrimination and harassment because of their sexual orientation/ gender, equal benefits for the partners of GLBT employees as compared to those offered to the spouses of married employees, and equal opportunity for advancement and career development.

Scholarships for LGBT Students
List of LGBT Scholarships